Table 2

Socio Demographic characteristics of Study Population

Socio-demographic Variables

Frequency (n = 408)

%


Gender

Males

261

64

Females

147

36


Mean Age in years

Males/Females

32/33.5

NA/NA


Marital status

1. Currently single

175

42.9

2. Married

233

57.1


Income(in rupees)

1. < 5000

60

14.7

2. > Rs. 5, 000 – 20,000

126

30.8

3. >20,000–50,000

101

24.8

4. >50,000–80,000

69

16.7

5. > Rs. 80,000

52

13


Occupation

1. Currently Employed

232

56.9

2. Currently Unemployed

176

43.1


Level of education

1. Till class 12

174

42.6

2. Graduate/Postgraduate/Diploma

213

52.2

3. Informal Education

6

1.5

3. Illiterate/Can only read and write name

15

3.7


Religion

Islam

396

97

Christianity

8

2

Hinduism

4

1


Socio economic Status

1. High

73

17.9

2. Middle

237

58.1

3. Low

98

24


Saleem et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2009 10:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-10-5

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